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ABC
Jul 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT
.p. ceo tony hayward is out. a senior u.s. government official says hayward is being replaced by possibly the managing directly, bob dudly. hayward angered gulf coast residents after saying he wanted his life back in the weeks following the oil rig explosion. we have more. >> no one who wants this thing over more than i do. i want my life back. >> reporter: he may be close to getting his wish. the an an is reporting he will be ousted this week. b.p. has denied the report. it's welcome news for frustrated louisiana locals. >> we need to get our way of life back. our life back, as he wanted. and the only way we're going to do that if with somebody on the ground that has the common-sense approach, that can make decisions quickly. >> reporter: work on drilling a relief well has resumed less than a day after tropical storm bonnie blew through. retired admiral thad allen said they may by able to kill the well in a week. >> the opt -- optimum outcome is to proceed with. >> the archbishop urging parishioners not to lose hope. >> the future is uncertain but god it your 0, -- rock, and he will neve
CBS
Jul 25, 2010 5:30pm PDT
intensifies for missing u-s soldiers. the trade the >>> a soldier is laid to rest. the search intensifies for a missing u.s. sailor. the trade the taliban is calling for. >>> i was traumatized. i started crying. >>> a young girl killed in a bay area fire. why neighbors fear they will see more of these tragedies. >>> the report that's he is stepping down. what we know about a shakeup at the top of bp. i'm ann notarangelo. the news starts right now. a funeral today for a napa soldier killed in afghanistan earlier this month. the funeral comes as concern grows about the american sailors missing in afghanistan. don knapp is here with the latest. >> reporter: it's shaping up to be the deadliest month in afghanistan for u.s. troops. as the search continues for two u.s. sailors believed captured by the taliban. he was a napa high school grad and at the time of his death in afghanistan, at 21 years of age, army specialist chase stanley served a 15 month tour in iraq. he was killed july 14th when an ied destroyed their vehicle. kyle davenport served with him from day one in the army th
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 5:00pm PDT
be a major change of leadership at b.p. soon. a senior u.s. government official says the company's chief executive, tony hayward, is being replaced and could be gone as early as tomorrow. he you're looking at a live picture off the well. we have more. >> there's no one that wants this thing orr more than i do i want my life back. >> reporter: he may be close to getting his wish. he is reported by going to be out the this week. >> we need to get our life back, as he wanted, and the only way we're going to do that is with somebody on the ground that has the common-sense approach to make decisions quickly. >> reporter: work on drilling a relief well has resumed after morning -- more than a day. they may be able to kill the damaged well in a week. >> the opt -- optimum you can can is to proceed with the project. >> reporter: the ashe -- -- the future is uncertain but god is your rock. and he will never abandon you. >> reporter: that faith, mixed with forgiveness, for man who said he needed the most, hayward. >> all of us say things we regret saying later. and i feel sorry for him. >> reporte
NBC
Jul 27, 2010 4:30am PDT
>>> developing news out of afghanistan. the body of one of two missing u.s. sailors is found. we'll have the latest on the search for the second sailor. >> medical marijuana delivered to your doorstep. the delivery guy running for public office. >> good morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm brent cannon. meteorologist rob mayeda joining us now. >> good morning to you. kind of like yesterday morning. we have all these overcast skies and drizzle on the coast. if you're traveling over the summit highway, you will run into low clouds into livermore. i noticed temperatures through the afternoon, we'll get sunshine inland. 60s and 70 inland. pretty incredible for this time of year. if you want to find warmer weather, the end of the weekend and weekend should be make you happier. temperatures starting to climb mid to upper 80s inland. >> we want to say good morning to mike. >> out to fremont, southbound 880 just past central, there is an accident there still in the lanes southbound side. had all but one lane blocked. not a lot of activity. just a truck and smashed-up car on the siste
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 12:00pm PDT
information leaks in u.s. military history. a whistle-blowing web site has published nearly 100,000 documents about the war in afghanistan. and joel brown on the information that critics say could put american lives at risk. >> the founder of the web site defended his decision to go public with over 90,000 classified documents, which he gave to journalists and posted online. >> it does appear to be evidence of war crimes in the material. >> reporter: it could be the biggest leak ever, of classified documents. most are reports from the field, and they reveal secret u.s. commando units had killed afghan civilians when targeting insurgent leaders and taliban fighters have used heat-seeking missiles to shoot down american aircraft. many of the documents also suggest pakistan spy agencies could be helping the taliban in afghanistan, in its war against u.s. and afghan forces. the white house officials note that most of these documents covered the period before president obama took office. but top aides here were furious over the web site's decision to make the information public. the national secur
FOX
Jul 25, 2010 5:00pm PDT
with the irs and it's not the first time the tax man has taken issue with him. >>> the u.s. is trying to find two missing servicemen that the taliban has claimed to have captured. we'll have the latest on the war in afghanistan, coming up. >>> and rescue workers in china desperately search for victims of a landslide. why chinese officials are expecting more devastating weather, next in the news of the world. >>> price of gasoline has picked up slightly over the last few weeks. a new survey of gas stations released today shows the price of regular unleaded rose to $2.73 nationally, an increase of almost a penny. in the bay area, over the last month, prices rose about 2 to 3- cents a gallon. average price in oakland is $3.18. in san francisco, it's $3.24. and in san jose, it's $3.17. >>> oil giant bp confirmed it will begin drilling off the coast of libya in the next few weeks. the deep water drilling will take place in the gulf of serta, amid major concerns over bp's environmental and safety record after the gulf of mexico oil spill. the deal also follows reports that bp lobbied for the releas
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 11:00pm PDT
and london's guardians newspaper recording one of the biggest leaks of classified documents in u.s. history. the papers dated from 2004 to 2009 reveal how pakistan spy agency guided the insurgency in afghanistan. the files also explain how a secret special forces unit hunts down taliban leaders for kill or capture without a trial and how the taliban acquired surface to air missiles. the online whistle blower organization provided the information but the source is believed to be a u.s. army analyst arrested in iraq and already charged with leaking is classified information. >>> this sunday in afghanistan the taliban claimed responsibility for killing one u.s. sailor and capturing another during an ambush. u.s. forces come firm two navy personnel went missing friday. there is an offer of a $20,000 for information about their where abouts. >> from what i know right now and again i don't have all the details on this, this is an unusual circumstance. >> despite this admiral mike mullen says he is more optimistic than ever that the u.s. mission in afghanistan can be accomplished but he warns as m
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
responsible for publishing the leaks says he's exposing u.s. war crimes. the white house says he's putting lives at risk. mark matthews is here now with more on the bay area reporter involved in bringing all of this to light. mark? >> this is being called one of the biggest intelligence breeches in u.s. history. 92,000 leaked reports, six years of classified records depicting a messy and brutal struggle in afghanistan. the information leaked includes reports the taliban are using heat-seeking missiles and that pakistan's military spy agency is in league with afghan insurgents including taliban. and accepting billions of dollars in u.s. aid. >> it's posing a real and potential threat to those working hard every day. >> the reports were first posted on wiki leaks, a whistle-blower web site. the information believed to be army specialist brad manning a 35-year-old analyst now in jail in kuwait. the founder of wiki links says there is no public evidence manning is the source. >> as far as we're able is that it's not that he is the source of the material. >> the computer hacker turning in manni
FOX
Jul 26, 2010 6:00am PDT
of washington this morning. tens of thousands of confidential u.s. military records posted on line. what secrets are revealed. we will have the story when the morning news continues. presenting the cadillac "summer's best" sales event. a fantastic opportunity to get a great offer on an all new cadillac srx luxury collection crossover... ..with a bose premium sound system. and an ultra-view sunroof designed to let more summer time in. summer brings out the best in all of us, so now's the perfect time to get behind the wheel of a new cadillac. hurry in for great lease or purchase offers on an all new srx during cadillac's summer's best sales event going on now at your cadillac dealer. >>> good morning to you. look back. a short final ago the founder of the wicki leaks website said there appears to be evidence of war crimes in the more than 90,000 classified u.s. military records posted on line. scott mcfarlane has late details live this morning in our washington, d.c. bureau, scott, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. really an unprecedented release of military information and as you m
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
is convicted. both suspects are due in court next week. >>> >>> the u.s. economy had the weakest growth in almost a year. the commerce department said the gross domestic product grew 2.4% in april, may and june. that is down from 3.7% revised number. weaker consumer spending and less growth from companies rebuilding inventories are seen as the main factor for the drop in growth. >>> the transit labor dispute is heading to court today. the judge may decide whether or not to overturn a contract that was imposed on transit employees. the contract changed work rules and shifted hours. that angered a lot of bus drivers who have been accused of staging a sickout. they say they need concessions from the union to reduce the budget deficit. they say if the judge reinstates the old contracts, all weekend transit service could be eliminated. >>> all right. time is 7:08. >>> yesterday we had call train delays. do we have them today. >> we do furtherly. we have a train that's been cancelled. i'm looking at the e-mail sent from cal train. let me pull this up here. it is train 309. it has been cancell
FOX
Jul 25, 2010 10:00pm PDT
it but by this time tomorrow it is widely expected tony hayward will be out as the company's ceo. u.s. government sources confirm the oil giant is replacing the embattled executive whose handling of the oil disaster became a pr disaster. ktvu's deborah villalon is live with who is said to be replacing him. deborah? >> reporter: well, his ouster has been rumored before, maureen but this time it seems solid. tony hayward will get his life back after all. >> there is no one wants this over i would like my life back. >> reporter: his most infamous gaff the big chief in the early weeks of the disaster also called it a small spill compared to the size of the gulf. and said he didn't believe scientists who detected large plumes of oil polluting down deep. >> he went -- right after the explosion he went out and he has been dealing with the response ever since. >> reporter: just last month bp's chairman was still defending hayward even as he replaced him with american executive bob dudly as the point man on cleanup. dudly could now succeed hayward as ceo. >> mr. hayward this is a picture of an oiled pelic
CBS
Jul 25, 2010 6:30pm PDT
will always love him. >> reporter: 15 u.s. gis have been killed in afghanistan this week putting july to be the deadliest since the war began with 50 americans dead according to the military times online. >> this is a hard struggle. and general petraeus has said very clearly that it's likely to get worse before it gets better. >> reporter: meanwhile, a massive manhunt continues for two missing u.s. navy men. cbs news reports the taliban claims one is dead and they want to exchange his body for insurgent prisoners. >> we will do all we can, everything. large number of forces focused on the return of these individuals. >> reporter: the two servicemen were believed to be heading back to their base in kabul when they apparently ran into taliban fighters. there was a gun fight and a representative said one was killed and the other captured. u.s. military is searching earn afghanistan for the two men south of kabul. >> it serves to remind of the challenges that we have and also the service and sacrifices that so many make. newly leaked classified documents portray a war more grime. it shoes
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 5:00am PDT
, tensions are high in the u.s. and south korea are practicing military maneuvers off the korean peninsula. the world's most advanced aircraft, the f-22 is at the center of this morning's maneuvers. the f-22 raptor can detect missiles and evade missile sites with high tech equipment. the media got to see it in action as u.s. and south korean warships and helicopters practiced anti-submarine maneuvers. both militaries are preparing in defense just in case north korea were to attack. the u.s. may be on the verge of military action against iran. a former cia director says it seems more likely because no matter what the u.s. does diplomatically, tie raehran kee pushing ahead with their nuclear program. he predicts iran will be close to having an actual weapon soon and u.s. leaders said that military action, of course, is an option because sanctions don't seem to work. >>> check out the surveillance video, very close call. seven people were on board that boat that you see right there at the bullfrog marina when it exploded. amazingly most of the people were able to jump into the water for safet
NBC
Jul 25, 2010 7:00am PDT
to exchange the body of a u.s. serviceman forrin insurgent prisoners. they say the sailor was killed in an ambush two days ago, and another u.s. serviceman was taken into custody. taliban says the pair drove into an area under insurgent control, prompting a brief gun fight. it is unclear what led the men to leave their compound. the u.s. launched a massive air and ground search for the two missing men after they did not return to the compound on kabul on friday. elsewhere, five troops have been killed in separate bombings, putting july as the deadliest months for u.s. troops since the war began nine years ago. >>> new video this morning of former cuban president fidel castro appearing on state-run television in cuba. he attended a ceremony to pay his respects to fallen firefighters -- or rather fallen fighters in his revolution. during the public appearance, castro warned of an impending nuclear war sparked by the u.s. he says, and israel. this is the first video of him leaving havana since he had had surgery in july of 2006. >>> ships are getting back in place this morning at bp's b
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT
depends on how you see the world. . >> reporter: at the u.s. geological survey in menlo park, a lecture four decades in the making with one lesson. >> it's a beautiful planet but it needs care. >> reporter: the usgs is sharing 38 years' worth of satellite photos from around the world, comparing for better or for worse how things have changed. this is shanghai in 1973, mostly forest and farmland. here it is in 2005, the cities colored in blue have exploded in population. here's a patch of rain forest in brazil back in 1975. here's that same 80-mile stretch 28 years later mostly farmland. to outsiders all this development is alarming. >> you could say it's alarming or you could say it's a wonderful thing if you are a farmer in that area and suddenly you have 20,000 hectars of wheat that you can plant and cattle. >> reporter: this is the gulf oil spill in may the white portion oil. the same view taken wednesday, the oil sheen spread dramatically. remember the devastating floods in north dakota last year? this is what fargo normally looks like. and here's fargo last year. the black area is
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm PDT
has been pushed back to july 21st. >>> the u.s. army released the name of a soldier from napa who was killed wednesday in afghanistan. chase stanley was one of several soldiers that died. >>> lawmakers in sacramento have passed and the governor has already signed into law a law that will make bart supervisors more responsible. >> reporter: greater trans transparency was used in describing the new law. >> doing nothing was not an option. >> reporter: the new law authored by sandra swanson and signed by governor arnold schwarzenegger appoints an independent auditor. it also creates an 11 member citizen review board to recommend disciplinary action. >> this is a new page in bart's history. >> reporter: the new law is the latest change at bart is the shooting death of oscar grant the iii by mehserle about a year and a half ago. >> things that go wrong prior to this, the bart police department did it themselves. it was our own internal affairs. after january of 2009, that had to stop. >> it gives us another place to go, they look at our training, they look at our policy. they look at
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
, and they paint a devastating picture of the war in afghanistan. >>> this, as u.s. forces launch a manhunt for two american sailors who vanished three days ago. >>> top kill. bp's embattled ceo tony hayward reportedly set to be shown the door as the company's board meets today. will a change at the helm help bp's reputation with america? >>> and painful mix-up. police confuse a young survivor of an accident with another girl who died. this morning we'll hear from the father who spent a week at the bedside of a girl who turned out to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, july 26, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. those documents on the website called wikileaks could be the largest unauthorized disclosure in u.s. history. they are painting a blaeak picture. >> 92,000 documents. they span six years. the u.s. is saying the leak jeopardizes those serving in the region. who leaked the reports and why? what d
NBC
Jul 25, 2010 6:00am PDT
. >>> missing in afghanistan, as the deadly war continues, two u.s. navy personnel go missing, and now there's word that the taliban may have taken one of them hostage. >>> and bear trapped, a bear gets stuck inside a car and manages to shift gears all because of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. it's not a joke. we'll have the exclusive story, "today" sunday july 25th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> even i'm jenna wolfe. this bear must be mortified, everyone is taking pictures of it. you have to read the story awe couple of times. >> the reason i said it wasn't a joke it seems like a setup for a joke. he ends up in the car but -- >> car door gets closed, knocks it into neutral, flying down the driveway. >> it gets funnier from there. we'll talk about that later on. >>> we'll talk about heat also, all been suffering, i say all the mid-atlantic, the east, northeast, many parts of the midwest and the suppressive heat. the midwest trying to recover from dangerous flooding, a dam in iow
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 5:00am PDT
at the white house today. it is the prime minister's first official visit to the u.s. as the prime minister. alison burns joining us live in our washington, d.c. bureau with paul the details. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning, dave. just ten weeks after becoming prime minister britain's david cammer ron comes to the white house this morning. he met with president obama at the g-8 summit in canada last month. today they take on two high stakes immediate issues, bp and afghanistan. on afghanistan president obama will press cameron for continued support. the prime minister has said he wants all troops out by 2015. >> i think both they and we have said we will not be there forever. we have to stand up an afghan national squirt force, an army and police. >> reporter: on camera he has been uncomfortable with the hash grilling of bp executives over the oil spill. it is europe's second largest energy company and cameron will emphasize today that it needs to survive. cameron is also going to be talking about bp here on capitol hill with members of congress. reporting live from washingt
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >>> is pakistan helping the taliban fight u.s. troops on the border with afghanistan? that's one of the implications from the thousands of classified military documents and field reports leaked on the internet today. the white house is playing down their impact but an unpopular war may become more so now. >> the documents consisted of action reports drawn up by u.s. forces in afghanistan between 2004 and 2009. troops were worried about local support and concerned about civilian deaths. 90,000 reports like these released online by wikileaks.org. the founder says that u.s. involvement is illegal. >> it does appear to be evidence of war crimes in this material. >> the leashinged material outlines how they help the taliban and how the anti-american jihad, until recently, was allegedly being guided by a former pakistani intelligence commander. as pakistan plays both sides, doubt grows among the ranks of u.s. forces that the war can be won. unrelated to the documents and apparent nato rocket killed 52 afghan civilians. support for president obama's plan to escalate the war could sag fu
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT
into the family garage on thursday. all five dogs have been euthanized. >> u.s. copy right office does bad cards to apple and cell phone carriers today giving aproveal to practice that's were once illegal. and interest there is details of fash-reaching changes for consumers. >> it's a major upset for apple. the copy right office ruled its okay for iphone users to modify phones. once done, iphones won't be restricted to running applications down loaded from apple. >> there is allowing other companies to compete. it's a good thing. and bad for apple. of course. >> jail breaking carries risks requiring coding to be changed in systems. and engineers say it's not easy for amateurs oo. you can see jail break not everyone will be willing to do that. >> in fact, apple issued a warning jail breaking with cause the iphone to become unstable. the associate director of the project sees benefits for consumers and app developer autos they can market these new apps and you know, generate more ideas and get them out there. that consumers can use them without a fear they're violating copy right law to do so. >>
CBS
Jul 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
forces. charlie d'agata shows us that area. >> reporter: this is logar, the region where two u.s. sailors have disappeared in afghanistan. a massive air and ground search is under way to find them. taliban representatives told cbs news they have been taken to a secure location. u.s. military confirms two navy service members left their base in kabul friday, and then disappeared in the lowgar province, their engine crawling with taliban fighters. the local afghan chief says taliban fighters tried to stop the sailor's vehicle but when it kept going, insurgents opened fire and the troops shot back. the only u.s. soldier believed to be held by the taliban is boberg dahl from idaho, he disappeared in 2009 and reappeared on videos posted by the taliban. the troops search for the servicemen and others continue to come under attack. although troops survived the roadside bombing attack with only minor injuries, the u.s. military says five american soldiers have been killed, in separate bomb attack, saturday. last month was the deadliest for u.s. forces in afghanistan, since the war began. and now,
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 10:00pm PDT
. >> how do i feel? i feel optimistic. >>> a bay area mother with a lot of stake reacts to the u.s. plans to retrieve troops from afghanistan. >>> they say they feel vindicated. tonight, people who carry weapons legally say they have won when it comes to a police officer and the controversial comments he made about the open carry movement. lloyd lacuesta is live tonight with our report. >> reporter: the police detective of palo alto released this comment tonight. that the officer participated in misbehavior when he commented on open carry. if one of them makes a further movement, two weeks off. >> the fact that an officer would be joking about something like that, putting a person at risk by putting him at gunpoint and going so far as to say, get a bullet in them to enjoy two weeks of paid vacation, that's going a little too far. >> reporter: s h hahab protested -- shahab protested tonight because the group feels that the city is taking too long. >> those comments have been found to be sustained and it did violate department policy. >> reporter: the officer may get suspension but not term
NBC
Jul 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
of fraud by the u.s. government. scott bud man is here, i hear the word lawsuit is being bandied about? >> this is the u.s. justice department going after oracle. announcing plans this afternoon to join a fraud lawsuit filed against oracle. claiming the company did not offer deals. the original lawsuit was filed by an oracle employee as a whistle-blower. the mountain view search giant says mainland china has cut off google's search engine. google shares falling in after hours trading because of that news. as for the regular session, can you see stocks fell despite a drop in jobless claims, investors still uncertain about the direction of our economy. speaking of uncertainty. toyota announcing a recall today. 400,000 of its avalon and lexus ls-470 models because of a recall that could lead to loss of driver control. back to you. >> thanks, scott. >>> a huge drug cartel hot bust nets almost 100 mexican nationals in the sierra mountains. the raids were part of a sweep in the mountain range. agents combed remote areas in fresno, madara counties, scoring $1.7 billion worth of illegal weed.
KICU
Jul 23, 2010 7:00pm PDT
for help. >> his brother says that he was a 20-year veteran of the u.s. navy with a wife and daughter in the philippines. >>> also in oakland, investigators are looking into armed robbery at a desert and tea shop. they say two masked men robbed nine customers at mr. green bubble just before 11:00 last night taking their purses wallets and electronics and took money from the cash register and no one was hurt. >>> fire crews tackling a one alarm fire say they std across a marijuana growing facility. they were called to an apartment building around 5:15 and they say they were coming from the first floor and quickly spread. a spokesman said they had a tough time getting through the building because it was filled with debris but once they reached the top floor, they found dozens of marijuana plants. >> the third floor had two rooms that made extra room in there and both rooms had plants at different stages, and in full bloom with buds. you could smell it from the street. >> no one was hurt. the cause is still under investigation. fire officials say they're ruling out electrical problem. oa
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 12:00pm PDT
of the highest in the country, possibly due to the layoffs of thousands of temporary census workers. the u.s. senate it just approved another extension of unemployment benefits today for those unemployed americans. yesterday, president obama criticized republicans who have repeatedly voted against the measure. this morning, nancy pelosi said unemployment insurance is an important stimulus for the economy. >> it's responsible for citation of millions of jobs because people who get unemployment surance need it. they spend the money immediately. it injects demand into the economy and it creates jobs. >> reporter: today's vote happened after new senator goodwin was sworn in. he provided the 60th vote needed to break the filibuster. the house will take up the bill tomorrow. president obama is likely to sign it into law by week's end. >>> actress lindsay lohan is now playing the role of a jailhouse prisoner. [ chanting ] >>> protesters just staged a die-in outside the office of nancy pelosi. they say the issue is a matter of life or death. >>> will the bay area's cooler- than-normal temperatures c
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 5:00am PDT
on the right cheek when she tried to pet it the dog is now in quarantine. >>> 5:05 a.m. u.s. and pakistani officials condemning the release of classified documents on the war in afghanistan. the whistle blower website posted 91,000 military records with details of 6 years of the war. wiki leaks says there appears to be evidence of war crimes in those documents it also includes unreported incidents about afghan civilian deaths and cosort operations. those could put the lives of americans at risk. >>> nato forces in afghanistan are conducting a massive search for two missing sailors. afghan officials say the two men left their base friday without notifying afghan security forces. american officials are not commenting on taliban claims they killed one of the sailors in a gun fight and captured the other. the u.s. military released images of the sailors but not provided their names. >>> tony hayward expected to resign as soon as today as british petroleum's executive. he has been the foe cans of criticism since -- focus of criticism since the explosion that started the oil leak in the gulf of
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 6:00am PDT
. it is his first official visit to the u.s. alison burns joins us from our washington, d.c. newsroom with a preview of what is on their agenda. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning, pam. defending bp, britain's new prime minister will be in bp's corner asly meets with president obama this morning. they met in canada last month but this is their first white house meeting. he will make the case while bp is responsible for the oil spill the company needs to survive. it is europe's second largest energy companand its failure could be more devastating for the economy. he has been uncomfortablwith the hash grilling of executives by u.s. officials. president obama has his own agenda today emphasizing u.s. resolve in afghanistan and pressing cameron for continued support. cameron has said he wants all troops out by 2015. president obama had said he wants to start pulling out troops next summer. support is waning in both countries and president obama wants to emphasize today that success is still possible. the two leaders will be in meetings for most of the day and hold a news conf
KOFY
Jul 21, 2010 11:30am PDT
cultivation. >> all that debate may be moot. if the federal government decides to step in and the u.s. supre court ruled five years ago that local and sta laws are changing. federal law is still federal law. >>> the suspect involved a gun battle with chp on interstate 580 is expected to enter a plea to attempted murder charges in court in the next coue of hours. meantime, police say theyheir confrontation with byron will qams may have prevented a bigger problem and they know who he was targetin >> this morning, byron williams has yet to take the stand and enter a ea. a sheriff's deputy to me they still have to interview him and try to of before the judge as quickly as possible. he has medical issues. those e the gunshot wounds he suffered during the mass shootout. >> you can hear some of the shots from the intense 12 minute gun battle that took place between chp officers early sunday morning on 580 in oakland. the suspect byron williams has told investigators he hoped to start a receiver lies by traveling to san francisco and killing people of importance at the aclu and tides foundatio that
KRON
Jul 26, 2010 4:30pm PDT
on this u.s. juggernaut s l and they have no air conditioning. >> they told him to shut the shades, with lukewarm water. >> it was hot as hell exocrinin >> and the plane finally turned round. >> and most of the country is blanketed with heat. and a weekend of storms. >> unbelievable! >> the cascading of south dakota lightning flashes. and this roof was torn off and the family barely escaped. >> this was going to the yard, and ran to the garage and got downstairs just before the tornado ripped the roof off. >> the nwa is also saying that conditions were bad in upstate new york. and this is a live look from 680 northbound towards walnut creek. and it is towards the highway 24 interchange.  ♪ [ horns honking ] ♪ [ male announcer ] come into an at&t store and experience tv like you've never seen before. ♪ for a limited time, get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months with dvr included. >> today, the full face transplant had a public >> last march, doctors replaced the joke, face, islets, and put this into place like a mask under the face of 38 y1 year old and ocsar is able
ABC
Jul 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. >> fascinating. thank you oo. and up next, tonight there is a crucial vote on funding u.s. war efforts overseas. >> and there is a new oil leak on a river in upper mid west. how this stream got foiled. >> and sudden death of one of the fiercesome raiders ever to hit the field. presenting the cadillac "summer's best" sales event. a fantastic opportunity to get a great offer on an all new cadillac srx luxury collection crossover... ..with a bose premium sound system. and an ultra-view sunroof designed to let more summer time in. summer brings out the @ñ so now's the perfect time to get behind the wheel of a new cadillac. hurry in for great lease or purchase offers on an all new srx during cadillac's summer's best sales event going on now at your cadillac dealer. "meg whitman says she'll run california like her company..." seen this attack on meg whitman? who are these people? they're the unions and special interests behind jerry brown. they want jerry brown because, he won't "rock the boat," in sacramento. he'll be the same as he ever was. high taxes. lost jobs. big pensions for state employees.
KICU
Jul 20, 2010 11:30pm PDT
expected oil pressure inside the cap. >>> the scientific teams from the u.s. government and bp and other industry experts and missions continue to talk about the pressure difference in the well and the sources for that that continues to be the main point of discussion. >> also today, a bp employee who worked on the well testified that his told his boss about a hydraulic fluid leak from a critical safety device but doesn't know if federal supervisors were notified. >>> ktvu has followed solar's military career for five years now, tonight rita williams has an update. >> reporter: the war in afghanistan is 7,400 miles away from safe gated rossmoore. but for pat solar, it's as close as a computer. >> i'm not going to put my face in sand, i want to know if she's in danger. >> reporter: he is her son. in the seventh month of serving. we first met pat solar and kyle a short while after kyle enlisted. inspired by his grandfather. >> it was 9/11 that was our pearl harbor. >> reporter: solar hasn't just grown up in the army, he's excelled in it. the audi murphy award, the patterson award, two purp
KRON
Jul 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
is now down 34 points. right now the president of the u.s. justice is the u.s. department of justice filed a lawsuit thursday alleging that oracle corp. defrauded the government in a software deal that involved hundreds of millions of dollars. the suit claims that oracle misrepresented its sales practices in several ways, forcing the government - and by extension taxpayers - to overpay. oracle didn't respond to a request for comment. it a 7:12 a.m. when to give quick break. c,gt 715 we have a quick recap, we are alive and oakland and there is a man that is arrested after he burst into a children's hospital and health staffer at gunpoint. the police quickly moved in and arrested him, investigators are on the scene and so are we. the contract between ac transit and the union, is looking to overturn the contract. they're in negotiations right now and they're breaking down, all the drivers are calling in sick which is calling problems with all the trains being on schedule. the wildfires have before it burned 48 a. now, i need 48 800 a.. 1000 homes have been saved and there's still 1000
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
when british prime minister david cameron meets with president obama for the first time in the u.s. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has more for us this morning. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. oil is on the agenda, and it's not just bp's spill in the gulf. it's also the controversy over the release of the only person convicted in the bombing of pan-am flight 103. and the question is, was he released as part of a deal with libya for oil? before departing for the u.s., prime minister david cameron told the bbc that had he been in charge, he would not have released lockerbie bomber abdelbaset al megrahi. >> as leader of the opposition, i couldn't be more clear that i think the decision to release al megrahi was completely and utterly wrong. >> reporter: al megrahi was released from prison last august after doctors said he had less than a year to live. now a year later, he's still alive and may live for years. some in congress are calling into an investigation on whether british petroleum pressed for his release in exchange for libyan oil
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
to get to this. the stop story this morning, the white house blasting the release of over 90,000 u.s. military records on the war of afghanistan. this is the largest leak in u.s. history. mark phillips is in london this morning with the latest. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. this is not a wikileak, this is a wiki torrent. a dell luge of field report logs from units on the ground in afghanistan. much of it is released by the wikileak site. it paints a grim picture of the way the war is going. the release contains more than 90,000 reports sent by operational units in afghanistan from 2004 to the end of 2009. cataloged on the wikileaks website. among the allegations that elements of pakistan's intelligence services supposed allies of the u.s. have met with taliban leaders to plot strategy for the insurgency. that death squads have been operating to try to kill taliban leaders. that the taliban have been using surface to air missiles to target u.s. and allied aircraft. that civilian casualties have been even higher than admitted. in a statement, president obama's n
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
more on your forecast coming up. >>> 7:14. the u.s. government is allowing the cap to remain on bp's ruptured well and there are new plans being discussed for another attempt to permanently seal the well. the government says although engineers have found some seepage from the newly installed cap, it's not significant enough to order bp to open the cap. bp and government officials are also clothing the idea of a new operation to plug the well called a static kill. it's similar to the top kill operation that failed almost two months ago. but some scientists say there's less pressure in the well right now so it might succeed. >>> right now, in louisiana, it is day two of a five-day hearing looking into the circumstances around the explosion and sinking of the "deepwater horizon" rig on april 20th. testifying now, these are live pictures, is a bp executive who was in charge of the op ranges on the -- operations on "the deepwater horizon." two others are also scheduled to testify. >>> bp is sure to be a hot topic at the white house today as well. the new british prime minister, david ca
KICU
Jul 23, 2010 11:30pm PDT
of u.s. forces in afghanistan [ inaudible ] . >> because of the few decisions that he made on the battlefield but he cherished his life as a soldier. he was forced to resign his post in afghanistan last month after making disparaging remarks about the obama administration in a magazine article. >>> in a sign of economic recovery, ford today reported a big surge in second quarter revenue and profit. the automaker said its sales from april 1st to june 30th were up $4 billion from the year before and the profits surged 13%. in california auto dealers reported today that new car sales overall jumped 23 percent in the first half of this year with the biggest gains coming in just the past three months. wall street responded to those car sales numbers finishing an up week with a winning day. the dow gained 102 appoint, the nasdaq 23. word that major european banks passed the financial stress test and a rise in the euro also boosted the confidence in the global economy. >>> someone has cut down or destroyed dozens of trees in golden gate park. coming up the reward that is now poste
CBS
Jul 21, 2010 5:00am PDT
in california potentially in the u.s. we'll take a look at that background coming up here in the next half hour, sydnie. >> we have also got a ballot measure in november, too. >> reporter: of course. >> to legalize it. so we'll wait to see what happens there. but obviously they are getting ready. anne, thank you very much, anne makovec in oakland. >>> the man suspected in a shootout with the california highway patrol in oakland is expected to enter a plea this morning. 45-year-old byron williams of tuolumne county was formally charged yesterday, including trying to murder four chp officers. the officers had approached his truck after pulling him over on interstate 580 in oakland on saturday night. none of the officers was hurt, but williams did have to be treated for bullet wounds. police now say williams was drunk and was rambling about starting a revolution. >> we learned he was on his way on saturday night to two organizations, pulling called the tides, the other the aclu, with the sole purpose to kill people. usually these organizations are closed on sunday and his plans were to wait there
FOX
Jul 19, 2010 5:00pm PDT
that would allow american citizens to bring foreign-born same-sex partners back home to the u.s. >>> critics see this as just a ploy to get more people on the amnesty ban wagon. >> our view is if you fall in love with somebody, you can fall in love with them where they are. that's for straight or gay. >> it's all about keeping families together. it's all about treating people equally. >> reporter: in washington, carol han, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> several latin-american country want to join mexico in supporting a lawsuit challenging arizona's new immigration law. bolivia, columbia, el salvador, guatemala, nicaragua, paraguay and peru filed separate but nearly identical motions today. the countries agree with mexico, saying the arizona law would lead to racial profiling and hinder trade, tourism and the fight against drug trafficking. the arizona law is scheduled to take effect july 29th. >>> as for the weather here at home everything a warm weekend but a bit of a cooldown as we turn to bill martin. you say that's pretty typical this time of year. temperatures, a little cooler. we're going th
FOX
Jul 23, 2010 10:00pm PDT
ceremony in washington, d.c. musk music. >>> the four star general served as the top commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan [ inaudible ] . >> because of the few decisions that he made on the battlefield but he cherished his life as a soldier. he was forced to resign his post in afghanistan last month after making disparaging remarks about the obama administration in a magazine article. >>> in a sign of economic recovery, ford today reported a big surge in second quarter revenue and profit. the automaker said its sales from april 1st to june 30th were up $4 billion from the year before and the profits surged 13%. in california auto dealers reported today that new car sales overall jumped 23 percent in the first half of this year with the biggest gains coming in just the past three months. wall street responded to those car sales numbers finishing an up week with a winning day. the dow gained 102 appoint, the nasdaq 23. word that major european banks passed the financial stress test and a rise in the euro also boosted the confidence in the global economy. >>> someone has cut down or d
FOX
Jul 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
controversial immigration law goes into effect, a u.s. district judge has issued a ruling, applauded by the obama administration temporarily blocking the most contentious provision of the new law. arizona governor jan brewer, who signed the law in april, said the preliminary injunction will be appealed. >> it's a little bump in the road. we knew one side or the other was going to appeal. this begins the process. >> reporter: in her decision, judge sue soon bolton blocked a decision allowing local police officers to check the immigration status for those whom they have stopped. the u.s. justice department responded in a statement saying -- [ no audio ] >> reporter: "to seriously disrupt federal immigration enforcement." arizona attorney general terry goddard who opposed the law says wednesday's decision puts more pressure on the federal government. >> it seems to me that the federal government has an obligation to fix our broken immigration system. >> reporter: the rest of the immigration law goes into effect on thursday. in washington, i'm samantha hayes. >> and today's de
KRON
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT
the country's infrastructure of water, energy and health the projects are part of the u.s. effort to convince pakistan washington is not just backing the fight in the project will be funded with seven and half billion dollars in nonmilitary aid that they have approved it for five years. >> 727 we will be back with more a couple of minutes tonight nbc will air the giants gained so instead we will have nbc programming starting at 8:00 p.m. and 6 stopping at 10 back- to-back episodes of last, expanding. a special edition of kron 410 dr.phil will be on at 3:00 p.m. will be right back built with quality and backed with the best coverage in america including a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. that's 40,000 more miles than ford. chevy silverado half-ton. a consumers digest best buy and the most dependable, longest lasting full-size pickups on the road. now get 0% apr for 72 months on 2010 silverado half-ton models with an average finance savings around $5,800. 729 violence in oakland the latest incident involved possible sniper to the more news faster yoli who is live in the oakland police departme
ABC
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT
and with eight states under heat advisory, the u.s. is baking. here in new york where the temperatures reached 94 on sunday, triathletes were having trouble finishing a race. 12 people were hospitalized. in arizona an elderly man chasing down his postman barefoot suffered second degree burns on his feet. >> both the right and left feet had blistered all the way across the walls of my feet. >> reporter: in boston, the mayor in charlestown extended the local pool hours to combat the 91-degree temperatures. why another heat wave? the jet stream has been staying further north this year compared to last year which is keeping more heat and humidity all across our states. >> we're seeing temperatures so hot that we haven't seen in two years. everyone is flocking to the local wateri ining holes to try cool off. we hit 102 degrees yesterday. that broke a record set back in 1971. >> just as people are susceptible to heatstroke, they can become lethargic and disoriented so the trainers here are being extra diligent to make sure the horses are hydrated within minutes of completion of a race. >> the heat inde
FOX
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT
,000 locations all over america. >>> secretary clinton is in pakistan announcing a massive new u.s. aid program. she's unveiling a five-year, $7.5 billion package that will focus on water, energy and health projects. >>> 7:5. we're following the -- 7:15. we're following a reaction to the split in the tea party movement. that's after a conservative commentator was expelled from the organization because of a controversial blog post. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the latest. >> reporter: that's right. the national tea party federation has cut teas with one of the most prominent and vocal tv commentators. mark billions wrote a letter that he called from colored -- mark williams wrote a letter that he called and the tea party says they need to do more. >> they have to act responsibility and keep doing what they did to mark williams. >> reporter: the tea party movement is trying to gain momentum heading into november's elections and that means distancing itself from what it calls fringe elements of the party. as for williams, he seems to be rejecting his ouster. he s
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT
afghanistan filed by u.s. forces during a five-year period have been leaked to the internet. there is anger about that security breach, and about the revelations of how u.s. allies are allegedly helping the taliban. as nbc bay area's steve handlesman explains, an anti-war online group is attacking u.s. policy and they are the culprit of the leak. >> reporter: made public for classified intelligence and action reports, filed by u.s. forces in afghanistan from '04 to '09. troops worried about local support, worried about civilian deaths. 90,000 reports like these four released online by wikileaks.org. >> it's war. it's one damn thing after another. >> reporter: wikileaks founder julian asange claims u.s. involvement sill legal. >> it does appear to be evidence of war crimes in this material. >> reporter: leaks detail how pakistani intelligence, the isi, allegedly helped the taliban and how the anti-american jihad was allegedly still being advised recently by former isi commander general hamid ghul. pakistan playing both sides, u.s. forces doubting they can win separately but claimed today tha
NBC
Jul 28, 2010 6:00am PDT
, he doesn't come into the u.s. at all, fearing arrest. he could be charged as a material witness. he will be on the "today" show via satellite, talking with merideth veieira. she asks him if he would feel responsible. >> if somebody is executed because now their name is out there, would you consider that your form of collateral damage? >> yes, that would be true. if we had, in fact, made that mistake, then, of course, that would be something that we would take very seriously. >> now, the london times says it has found dozens of names of afghans credited with providing help to the u.s. on wick can i le leaks. the website only 2,000 of the 90,000 documents have been reviewed in depth. you can catch the rest of the interview on the "today" show coming up at 7:00. >>> 6:07 right now. san francisco's bayview-hunters point neighborhood will get a facelift. city supervisors gave the approval on the redevelopment project last night. the project on the site of the former hunters point u.s. naval shipyard would add more than 10,000 living units. nearly a third would be for low-income people. b
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 5:00am PDT
as possible. she currently holds a high level position in the u.s. stat department. >>> major league baseball offering to help san jose pay for a special election if a baseball committee allows the as to pursue a ballpark in the city. the committee was formed 16 months ago but still hasn't made a decision on what should happen with the as. last week mayor chuck reed and the city council decided to go ahead with a november ballot measure because the deadline was approaching. it would allow city voters to decide on that privately financed downtown stadium. the mayor's move upset baseball commissioner bud selig, but the situation seems to have smoothed over now. >> we're thrilled, obviously, that the mayor's decision to push forward has prompted a commitment from major league baseball that if we need to go to the ballot in the spring, they will help pay to bring the measure to the voters. >> baseball's offer has one condition, though. the city has to remove the measure from the november ballot. mayor reed says he is considering that. he initially balked at a special election because of all the e
NBC
Jul 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
the two may have been killed or captured by the taliban. elsewhere in that country, five u.s. troops were killed in separate bombings. july is on course to become the deadliest month for troops in afghanistan since the war began nearly nine years ago. >>> starting today valejo police officers are doubling up saying it is too dangerous for officers to ride alone. half as many patrol cars are on the streets. it isn't expected to save the bankrupt city any money but will speed up response times because officers won't have to wait for backup. a week after the police department suspended canine and s.w.a.t. programs due to budget cuts. >>> in san francisco a scheme was broken up to sell illegally muni transfer tickets. last week two men were arrested teaming up to sell transfer tickets on their own. one of the men is a san francisco municipal employee. >>> we have breaking news out of vacaville. homes are threatened by a brushfire. we have the very latest from there. >> reporter: hi there. we know of at least three fires burning here in solana county, the latest is at the intersection of midwa
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